Friday, 24 February 2017

New Words as of 2016/2017

Thunderclap - internet-organised activity that many people do together at the same time.

Karoshi (Jap) - to commit suicide because of overwork.

Dylanman (Swe) - a man that admires Bob Dylan [and would fervently argue about how great Dylan is at any time].

Crosshair/hårkors- the round mark with a cross in the middle that helps you to center an object seen through binoculars or a modern rifle.

Droller - those small painting on the side of a page and in the middle of big letters in old books, Gothic times.

Flapper - you know the typical photo of a woman from the 1920's with a low-waisted dress? This is the word for it, slightly vulgar.

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